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On 26 May 2017, the West Sussex Joint Minerals Local Plan (prepared by the County Council and the South Downs National Park Authority) was submitted to the Government. Mr Jonathan Manning, an independent Planning Inspector, has been appointed to conduct an Examination-in-Public (EiP) to determine whether the Plan is ‘sound’ and ‘legally complaint’. The Planning […]

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No joy for Steyning over Minerals Plan site at Ham Farm

by derekdeedman on 11 November, 2016

Despite a massive petition against the inclusion of a quarry site on the outskirts of Steyning in the proposed West Sussex Minerals Plan, the officers are still recommending the inclusion of the site in a report to the West Sussex  Environmental & Community Services Select Committee meeting on 16 November. Although they have slightly reduced […]

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The next meeting of the Chanctonbury CLC has been brought forward to Monday, 6 June at the Steyning Centre, Steyning. The Minerals Plan is on the agenda to be discussed at 8pm, but the meeting starts at 7pm, so with a large number of local people expected to attend to make their views known about […]

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Jamie Counihan Published by Jamie Counihan, local Bramber Castle Lib Dem campaigner on 18 May 2016. “Thank you for signing the petition against the draft Minerals Plan proposal to extract sand at Ham Farm, Steyning. There is now to be an exhibition at the Steyning Centre this coming Monday, 23rd May starting at 3pm when […]

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By Stuart Bonar who was the Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate in Plymouth Moor View. Leaving the European Union would be a big deal. It would mean slamming on the brakes, crunching the gears and setting out on a new course, and, in the run-up to the EU referendum, the No campaign will argue that we […]

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  After 12 years as a full time County Councillor, I have decided that at 66 it is time to retire from the Council, for more leisure activities and to do other things. It has been an honour to serve the residents of Ashurst, Bramber, Small Dole, Steyning and Upper Beeding for all of those 12 years and the […]

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Another busy year for the Steyning Greening Group!

by derekdeedman on 12 March, 2013

The ideas from the Group’s January Planning Meeting have been brought together into five main focus areas for 2013: –  •         A revamped Give Your Stuff Away Day – starting on Sunday 7th April and running quarterly over the year.  There is a new indoor gathering point at Steyning’s Catholic Church enabling the Day to […]

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Steyning Parish Council meets this evening

by derekdeedman on 14 January, 2013

The Parish Council meets at 7.30pm this evening at the Steyning Centre. The public are welcome to attend and can ask questions at one point on the agenda.  Apart from the usual committee reports, the main items on the agenda include decisions to be made on the youth provision, the subsidy for the Saturday 106 bus […]

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Green recycling in Horsham under threat?

by derekdeedman on 13 December, 2012

 One of my responsibilities as a County Councillor is to report to each parish council in my area on my and County Council activities that may relate to the respective parish council area. This also applies to the Horsham District Councillors in respect to their and District Council activities.  At recent parish council meetings the […]

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This application is detailed on the South Downs National Park website. (If you are unable to find this direct you can access the planning applications part of their website via the link under planning on this website, derekdeedman.me.uk)  It will be seen that comments can be made and concerns raised on the application. I am […]

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